feel one's way

idiom

1
: to move forward carefully by using one's hands to feel anything in the way
He felt his way through the darkened room.
2
: to move toward a goal very slowly and carefully
In the early days of the project they were just feeling their way (along), trying not to make mistakes.

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“Feel one's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20one%27s%20way. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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